8 Sakura-Inspired Treats To Eat Your Way Through Cherry Blossom Season In DC

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8 Sakura-Inspired Treats To Eat Your Way Through Cherry Blossom Season In DC

These 10 DC spots are serving cherry-blossom-flavored treats and they look so yummy we can’t wait to try them!

Cherry blossom season’s back which means cherry blossom season everything! From Astro Doughnuts Cherry Cheescake donuts to Georgetown Café’s Blossom Latte, these are the ten best seasonal treats (and drinks!) to help you eat your way through cherry blossom season!

1. Astro Doughnuts‘ cherry cheesecake doughnuts

Last year, the shop with the fried chicken doughnut burgers brought us their delicious cherry-blossom-filled doughnuts and this year they’re bringing us their awesome cherry cheesecake ones! It’s unclear whether Astro Doughnuts will bring back their popular blossom goodies in time for peak bloom, but we’ll make sure to keep watch on those cherry blossoms and let you know!

Find Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken at 1308 G Street NW.

2. Café Georgetown‘s blossom latte

It’s official! Café Georgetown is bringing its gorgeously pink and Instagrammable Cherry Blossom late back and this year it’ll feature a cherry tart flavor! It’s so pretty we can’t wait to try it (😍)

Find Café Georgetown at 3141 N St NW.

3. District Doughnut‘s cherry blossom doughnuts

This popular doughnut shop is also bringing its cherry-blossom-inspired doughnuts back in time for spring. Featuring a vanilla bean dough, cherry pie filling, pie crust crumble and a sweet cream cheese drizzle, these are absolute ooey-gooey perfection!

Find District Doughnuts at multiple locations including Union Market (1309 5th St NE) and Georgetown (3327 Cady’s Alley NW). 

4. Dolci Gelati’s cherry blossom gelato

If you’re a fan of gelato then you must try Dolci Gelati’s cherry blossom gelato. At this Alexandria Gelateria, they really know their gelato. Its owner, Gianluigi Dellaccio, was declared a Global Gelato Ambassador by the Italian Gelatoers Association back in January 2018. So if you’re looking for an authentic scoop of gelato, you know you won’t go wrong with Dolci’s floral flavor!

Find Dolci Gelati at 107 N Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314.

5. LucyBerry Bake Shop‘s sakura-flower cookies

LucyBerry’s gorgeous sugar cookies are made to owner by bakeshop owner, Jessica. And although these are not cherry blossom flavored nor do they contain cherry flavoring of any kind, they are absolutely stunning and will brighten up any of your Spring-themed afternoon teas and parties!

You Can Order LucyBerry Bake Shop’s sugar cookies on their website. 


6. Olivia‘s cherry blossom macarons

As if Olivia Macarons didn’t have enough totally yummy macaron flavors all year long, this Spring they’re also bringing back their cherry blossom macarons! And if you don’t get to try them while they’re in season, you can always order a batch of these specially made to order, just for you!

Find Olivia Macaron at  3270 M St NW. 

7. Silver Lyan‘s Japanese Saddle

We could not come up with a list that didn’t include Silver Lyan’s Japanese Saddle. Made with Sakura sour, Roku gin, Pierre Ferrand cognac, turbo citrus, leather bitters and cereal orgeat, this cocktail was envisioned by award-winning mixologist, Mr. Lyan, especially for its first DC cocktail bar. The best part of this cherry-blossom-inspired drink? It’s a regular on Silver Lyan’s menu, so you can enjoy this wonderfully floral cocktail all year long!

Find Silver Lyan at the Riggs Hotel, 900 F St NW.

8. Spot of Tea‘s Cascara Blossom

At Spot of Tea, they’re absolute tea gurus, they’re always brewing the purest, most delectable teas of any kind. This spring, they’ve decided to honor the cherry blossoms with a new, fizzy creation. Their Cascara Blossom tea features cascara ( that’s the husk of the coffee fruit) steeped together with elderflower, and Jasmine green tea and a bit of carbonation for a fizzy kick! The combination of flavors makes for a delightfully fresh drink with an original take on cherry blossom flavors.

Find Spot of Tea at 51 M St NE.

9. Ted’s Bulletin cherry blossom tarts

Ted’s Bulletin’s pancakes may be to-die-for, but its homemade pop tarts are just as delicious. This Spring Ted’s is bringing back its oh-so-popular seasonal cherry blossom ted tarts for us to enjoy. Whether you order them by themselves, on a shake or as a side to your sunny side-ups, we highly encourage you to try these gourmet pop-tarts that have us hooked on their filling!

Find Ted’s Bulletin at 1818 14th St NW or 505 8th St SE.

See also: 10 Stunning Spots In Which To Admire The Cherry Blossoms This Season

[Featured image: Instagram / @cafegeorgetowndc]


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